We were delighted when Chris Waters, Head of Supporter Engagement at Sunderland AFC contacted us at the end of last week. Steve Feekins from FIFA.com would be visiting the sensory viewing rooms at the Sunderland game against Gillingham on Tuesday night and he was going to write a piece for FIFA.com about our charity, our … More Sunderland’s sensory success (FIFA.com)
Happy New Year to you all from The Shippey Campaign, we hope you’ve had a positive start to 2019! The excitement built for the game at Sunderland AFC, who welcomed Luton Town yesterday and Nathan looked forward to watching his first match of 2019! What a turn out for both of the Sensory Rooms at … More The First Home League Game Of 2019!
At Sunderland AFC, our first match of the season kicks off tomorrow evening, where we welcome Derby County, and again, we will be hosting more supporters in the Nathan Shippey Sensory Room! It’s always an exciting time to meet new families who benefit from the rooms that we are encouraging clubs to provide. I am … More A Great Season Ahead For Fans With Sensory Difficulties
Peter and I were kindly invited to the Football Business Awards by Gary Hutchinson, Commercial Director at Sunderland AFC. The awards ceremony took place at the rather stunning Emirates stadium, home of Arsenal FC. Why were we invited? Well, The Nathan Shippey Sensory Room was a finalist in the ‘Best Corporate Social Responsibility Scheme’ along … More A Trophy For Sunderland AFC!
As the dawn broke over the North East of England yesterday, a strange feeling stirred in some football fans. Supporters awoke to derby day…but a derby day with a difference. This time, rather than the local rivals from the northerly direction, Sunderland AFC welcomed ‘local’ rivals from the southerly direction! It has been seven years … More Sunderland V Middlesbrough
We welcome another family into The Nathan Shippey Sensory Room … More Sunderland V Liverpool
We had a rather enjoyable day on Sunday, in The Nathan Shippey Sensory Room, as Sunderland AFC won their first league match of the season! It was a great opportunity to take some updated photos for our gallery (most people were smiling!)